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Bachelor of Elementary Education in the Philippines

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Elementary Education (BEED) is a four-year degree program designed to prepare students to become primary school teachers. The program combines both theory and practice in order to teach students the necessary knowledge and skills a primary school teacher needs. The program aims to produce competent teachers specializing in the pedagogical approach of education. 

Recommended Senior High School Strand

Students who want to pursue a degree in Elementary Education are encouraged to take the Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS) strand under the Academic track. The curriculum focuses on human behavior, literature, education, politics, liberal arts, and society. The HUMSS strand will cover relevant topics that may be further discussed in their college lectures. 

Subjects and Curriculum

  • Facilitating Learning

  • Child and Adolescent Development

  • Curriculum Development

  • Educational Technology

  • Principles of Teaching

  • Assessment of Student Learning 

Admission Requirements


  • The student must be a high school graduate. However, if they were not able to graduate highschool, they may opt to take the Alternative Learning System (ALS) and pass the Philippine Educational Placement Test (PEPT) to qualify for college; the availability of courses for PEPT passers depend on the university.

  • The students must pass the College Admissions Test of the university.

Basic Requirements

  • Form 138 - High School Report Card (Original and Photocopy)

  • Recommendation letter from High school principal and guidance counselor

  • Most recent medical and dental health record

  • Copy of NSO Certified birth certificate

  • Certificate of Good moral character

  • Copy of honourable dismissal

  • Copy of high school diploma

  • (1) Latest 2”x2”ID Picture

Program Outcome

Elementary Education graduates are expected to able to:

  • Show an in-depth understanding of the diversity of learners in different learning areas

  • Demonstrate meaningful and comprehensive pedagogical content knowledge of the different subject areas

  • Utilize assessment and evaluation tools appropriately in measuring learning outcomes

  • Make use of skills in communication, higher order thinking, and use of tools and technology to improve learning and teaching

  • Exhibit positive attributes of a model teacher; both as an individual and a professional

On-The-Job Training/Internship

During the fourth year of the program, students are required to attend an On the Job Training (OJT) in educational institutions.

Students are given the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills in an actual work setting. Usually, universities require them to submit a written report on their tasks, learning experiences, and hours rendered. Their work performance will also be evaluated by their immediate managers and will be submitted to their respective OJT coordinator. The number of hours required may differ in each university.

Board Examination

To become a Licensed teacher  in the Philippines, a graduate of a graduate of Bachelor of Elementary Education needs to pass the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET). The examination is conducted by the Board of Professional Teachers under the supervision of the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC). The LET exam is usually conducted twice a year during the month of January and July.

There is also an option to take the Teacher Certificate Program (TCP), a non-degree program for graduates of any Bachelor’s degree who intend to become teachers. TCP is considered to be the fastest way to get into the Teaching Profession, requiring only 18 units of Professional Education. Individuals who successfully completed the TCP is given a certification and is qualified to take the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET).

Career Opportunities


Graduates of Bachelor of Elementary Education may pursue a career path in any educational institutions. They could apply as a preschool teacher, teaching assistant, private tutor, or subject teacher. 

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Reviews of Bachelor of Elementary Education graduates:

S. S.
◈ Studied BEED Teaching in the Early Grades (slightly different course)
◈ At University of the Philippines Diliman
◈ Graduated 2002

list bulletAbout my college education: Education was indeed interesting, difficult at times, yet was also enjoyable and a challenging experience.

list bulletMy current job: I am currently a grade school teacher.

list bulletAm I using what I learned in college: Yes, I am able to make use of th things I learned in college.
Teaching strategies and skills that make teaching and learning an enjoyable and beneficial experience for my pupils.

list bulletHow long did it take to find a job: I found a jod right after graduation.

list bulletDo I recommend studying : In terms of employment opportunities, I believe that taking up education assures you of a job upon graduation.
It is indeed a fulfilling and interesting career. Although the salary may not be as high compared to the other professions, the fulfillment you get upon seeing a child learn is worth it.
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